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Wackadoodle Olympic Fans: A Salute

In a hockey game between Germany and Belarus on February 20, this guy was rooting for ... the lobster? Bruce Bennett/Getty Images hide caption

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In a hockey game between Germany and Belarus on February 20, this guy was rooting for ... the lobster?

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Okay, we've been pretty hard on the Olympic coverage. The commentators will drive you a little crazy, the world needs to step off John Shuster, and so forth. But you know what's great? Crazy fans. Crazy fans are the same the world over, and we salute them.

Fans of the Russian Federation team show support for Russia during the ice hockey men's preliminary game against the Czech Republic. The fur hats mean "My head is cold." Bruce Bennett/Getty Images hide caption

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Fans of the Russian Federation team show support for Russia during the ice hockey men's preliminary game against the Czech Republic. The fur hats mean "My head is cold."

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A fan of the Czech Republic holds up the country's flag as he supports the team during the men's ice hockey game against the Russia Federation. Horn mandatory; red nose optional. Bruce Bennett/Getty Images hide caption

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A fan of the Czech Republic holds up the country's flag as he supports the team during the men's ice hockey game against the Russia Federation. Horn mandatory; red nose optional.

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A Russian fan celebrates a goal during the Men's preliminary ice hockey match against the Czech Republic. He likes this goal very much. Luis Acosta/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Russian fan celebrates a goal during the Men's preliminary ice hockey match against the Czech Republic. He likes this goal very much.

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Fans attend the men's Luge Singles run 1 at Whistler Sliding Center on February 13, 2010 during the Vancouver Winter Olympics. I understand the part about Uncle Sam, but the astronaut and Santa Claus are a little more confusing. Peter Parks/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Fans attend the men's Luge Singles run 1 at Whistler Sliding Center on February 13, 2010 during the Vancouver Winter Olympics. I understand the part about Uncle Sam, but the astronaut and Santa Claus are a little more confusing.

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Fans paint their chests with the name "Amy" in support of Amy Williams of Great Britain and Northern Ireland as she competes in the women's skeleton 3rd heat on day 8 of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics at the Whistler Sliding Centre on February 19, 2010. Hint to guys: Do not take this too far. Women often think this kind of thing is creepy if the woman involved is not an Olympic athlete. Richard Heathcote/Getty Images hide caption

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Fans paint their chests with the name "Amy" in support of Amy Williams of Great Britain and Northern Ireland as she competes in the women's skeleton 3rd heat on day 8 of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics at the Whistler Sliding Centre on February 19, 2010. Hint to guys: Do not take this too far. Women often think this kind of thing is creepy if the woman involved is not an Olympic athlete.

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A fan in support of Finland looks on against Sweden during the ice hockey men's preliminary game between Sweden and Finland. A great option for the day after your Braveheart audition. Bruce Bennett/Getty Images hide caption

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A fan in support of Finland looks on against Sweden during the ice hockey men's preliminary game between Sweden and Finland. A great option for the day after your Braveheart audition.

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A hockey fan dressed up as a woman watches the Men's preliminary Ice Hockey match Sweden against Finland. We suspect this is somehow related to fat ladies and singing, but he might just be a guy who likes his figure. Luis Acosta/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A hockey fan dressed up as a woman watches the Men's preliminary Ice Hockey match Sweden against Finland. We suspect this is somehow related to fat ladies and singing, but he might just be a guy who likes his figure.

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Fans attend the ice hockey men's preliminary game between Canada and USA. This will settle once and for all the tough-guy contest going on between Mounties and Yankee Doodle. Bruce Bennett/Getty Images hide caption

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Fans attend the ice hockey men's preliminary game between Canada and USA. This will settle once and for all the tough-guy contest going on between Mounties and Yankee Doodle.

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